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Florence Lundberg

April 5, 1917 — March 6, 2015

Florence G. Lundberg, 97, of Pilot Mound, Iowa, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2015, at home.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at the United Methodist Church in Boxholm. Pastor Marc Murchison will officiate. Burial will be at Lawn Cemetery in Boxholm. Visitation will be Monday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Carson – Stapp Funeral Home in Dayton. For online obituaries & condolences please visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

On April 5, 1917, on a farm near Bremer, Iowa, a 10 lb. baby girl was born to Arthur Clayton and Lydia Amelia (Racker) Epley. At an early age she was taken to Warren Evangelical Church where she learned to love her Lord Jesus Christ. From age 5 she walked about a mile to a one room school. After graduation from Waverly High School in 1935, she taught in a rural school for three years for a salary of $45 each month. She next attended Wartburg College, Moody Bible Institute and Western Union College receiving a BA degree in 1942. She taught 3rd grade in Boxholm. While in Boxholm she met her future husband and then taught at Lincoln Elementary School in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

In 1947, she was married to Bert Lundberg. They made their home on a farm north of Pilot Mound where two children were born to this union: Ruth Ann and David Bert. Florence was active in all phases of the Boxholm United Methodist Church: Sunday School, Official Board, and United Methodist Women (District and local level). She was also a 60 year member of Boxholm Alpha Study Club. She enjoyed traveling and with Bert visited all 50 states, all the provinces of Canada and Mexico as well as many countries throughout Europe, Asia, and Africa.

Florence was preceeded in death by her husband of 53 years, 3 brothers; Milton (Mae), Perry (Chalice, Tillie), and Ivan (Evelyn), one grandchild Anne Elizabeth Morris, and one great-grandchild Ezekiel Verlin Ball.

She is survived by a brother Lloyd (Donna), her children Ruth Ann Morris (Charles) and David Bert (Patty), grandchildren; Lydia and Andrew Ball, Barnabas and Stephanie Lundberg, Tabitha and Jacob Nelson, Caitlyn Morris, Jamespeter Lundberg, and two great-grandchildren, Abigail Ball and Mathias Ball.

Florence went to be with her Lord and Savior March 6, 2015, 30 days short of her 98 birthday.

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Visitation

Monday, March 9, 2015

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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Burial

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Lawn Cemetery

, Boxholm, IA 50040

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